Tube Television Turned Dog House

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“I got this old TV for free at a yard sale, ” says Shanna of Restoration Redoux. “My hubby didn’t understand why we were bringing home something that ugly or heavy.” We rescuers are evil geniuses with plans up our sleeves all the time, are we not?

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Rescued Cabinet to Mid Century Mod Marvel

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Poppytalk recently featured this amazing rescue by Nicole Phillips of Visual Heart. When Nicole found this ugly cabinet with a single drawer, there was very little to recommend it, other than the fact that underneath, she found brackets attached for legs. Good thing Nicole has an imagination!

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Wallpapered File Cabinet Redo

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“My boss is in the process of moving and has been in major clean out mode,” says Katie at Little House of Four. “I was busy on the phone while this was all happening until I suddenly saw a guy hauling out an old file cabinet.” Needless to say, Katie came home with an ugly but functional cabinet.

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Upcycle to Recycle: Pallet Wood Bin

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Here’s another great pallet project from Lauren at The Thinking Closet. “Our recycle bins were overflowing, so my husband Mark built us a mammoth recycle bin out of…you guessed it: recycled pallet wood!”

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Dry Sink Gets a Two Tone Transformation

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When April of House By Hoff spotted this dry sink, it was living in her neighbor’s basement….and her neighbor had plans to throw it away!  April couldn’t let that happen to this charming piece, so it came home with her.

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Roadside Cabinet Find

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Over at McCall Manor, Holly spotted this handsome bookcase on–you guessed it–the side of the road!  Believe it or not, all that glass was completely intact!

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File Cabinet Gets a Sunny New Look

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I’ve seen some fun file cabinet makeovers, lately.  (Remember this one?)  Here’s another good one from Lisa of The Thrifty Challenge.

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Outdated Stereo Console Gets a Revival

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“Our neighbor gave us this old stereo console for free last Summer,” says Julie at Redhead Can Decorate.  “I loved the
lattice on the front, and it had good bones.”

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